Definition of Cactaceae

1. Noun. Constituting the order Opuntiales.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cactaceae

Cabot
Cabot's ring bodies
Cabot-Locke murmur
Cabriole leg
Cabriole legs
Cacajao
Cacalia
Cacalia javanica
Cacalia lutea
Cacatua
Cacatua galerita
Cachi
Cacicus
Cactaceae
Cactus League
Caddies
Caddo
Caddoan
Caddoan language
Caddos
Caddy
Cade
Caden
Cadence
Cadillac
Cadillacs
Cadiz
Cadmean

Literary usage of Cactaceae

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1896)
"THERE is probably no more interesting family of plants than the cactaceae. This interest is manifest among civilized and uncivilized peoples, old and young, ..."

2. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1897)
"cactaceae Lindl. Nat. Syst. Ed. 2, 53. 1836. CACTUS FAMILY. ... Our figure is copied from plate 36, cactaceae of the Mexican Boundary Survey, ..."

3. Organography of Plants, Especially of the Archegoniata and Spermaphyta by Karl Eberhard Goebel (1905)
"cactaceae. The transformation of the whole primordium of a leaf into a nectary is as yet only known in the case of the cactaceae. ..."

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